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Kit Harington Says He Misused the Word 'Sexism' in Former Interview

Kit Harington Says He Misused the Word 'Sexism' in Former Interview

Kit Harington once opened up about feeling objectified by the media, but he mistakenly said “there’s a sexism that happens towards men.” Now, he’s speaking out to clarify his former comments.

The 30-year-old actor made the comment during an interview with The Sunday Times Magazine back in May 2016.

“I like to think of myself as more than a head of hair or a set of looks. It’s demeaning. Yes, in some ways you could argue I’ve been employed for a look I have. But there’s a sexism that happens towards men. There’s definitely a sexism in our industry that happens towards women, and there is towards men as well,” he said.

Over a year later, Kit admits, “I was wrong there, though.”

“Sexism against men is not something I should have really said. I think what I meant was, being objectified. At that time, I did feel objectified, and now I’ve learned how to control that,” he told The Guardian. “Look, I do think men can get objectified. I do feel I have been objectified in the past, sexually as well, in pieces that have been written about me. Has that made me feel uncomfortable in the past? Yes. Do I think my position is the same as a woman’s in society? No. They’re very different things, and I should have separated them. I was wrong.”

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  • Koos

    he still has problems talking decent english.

  • cafeast

    My my… somebody has a very high opinion of himself doesn’t he?
    What woman finds this hairy diminutive little goblin that attractive? You’ll be lucky to have a job after that tv show. You are only the budget version of Orlando, who is already the budget version of himself.
    Fuck, you are no Brad, Paul Walker or Paul Newman. Little mouth breathing troll with a featureless face.